E-Learning, Innovation, and Teaching Excellence (ELITE)
Welcome to the ELITE website! ELITE team is committed to providing excellence and leadership to the diverse MC community in the areas of instructional professional development, learning technology support and college-wide academic initiatives. We hold ourselves accountable to seek and provide practical, innovative solutions to enhance the learning experience of faculty, staff and students.
You can now access workshop material through The Hub, which serves as an online repository of teaching tips and strategies created by Montgomery College faculty and to provide a virtual space for faculty to discuss innovative teaching ideas. Check out the Five-Minute Faculty Development Videos and Teaching Tips of the Month on The Hub!The Hub: A Virtual Space for Teaching Resources Developed by MC Faculty
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Professional Development Master Plan 2018 - 2020
The driving vision of the Employee Professional Development Master Plan is to foster participation and remove obstacles so as to provide a rich eco-system of life-long learning opportunities. These opportunities are intended to build skills, inspire and support employees and work teams to reach their fullest potential.
Employee engagement contributes to innovation and organizational effectiveness, which furthers the mission of student success. View the Employee Professional Development Master Plan 2018 – 2020 (PDF, ) for information.
Recommendations for the Professional Development Master Plan fall under a list of broad overarching goals. Implementation updates have been provided for each goal’s associated recommendations. View the Employee Professional Development Master Plan 2018 – 2020 Recommendations and Updates document (PDF, ) .
ELITE - Latest News
It's been a busy week and will be a busy semester. To kick off Fall 2019, take a few minutes to enjoy this edition of the Office of E-Learning, Innovation and Teaching Excellence newsletter. There are articles on new professional development pathways, fellowship information and staff and faculty spotlights.
Fostering educational innovation and cultural exchange across 6,000 miles, MC representatives participated in a Montgomery County Sister Cities delegation visit to Ethiopia earlier this year. Led by Councilmember Craig Rice, the delegation visited Gondar, Ethiopia, and the University of Gondar. Read full story about Sister Cities Ethiopia Program.
Each semester, full-time faculty in their first, second, and third year at Montgomery College sign up for one workshop series in the Academy. During the Fall 2019 semester, ELITE will offer eight different workshop series for faculty. For additional information, please see the Academy for Teaching Transformation - Fall 2019 Brochure. (PDF, )